On the Banks of the Tigris tells the story of Majid Shokor, an Iraqi-Australian from a Muslim background who seeks the source of songs he loves and discovers a hidden history. To find out more, Majid makes a bold journey from Australia to Israel, Europe and Iraq to meet Iraqi musicians, hear their music and stories, and unite them in a concert for peace and reconciliation.
The study guide, to be written and produced in association with the Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM), will be a valuable educational resource enabling teachers and students to more effectively use the film in classrooms.
ATOM has specialised in curriculum based study guides for over 20 years. ATOM is a not-for-profit teaching association with a large membership throughout Australia. The ATOM study guides are written and used by teachers across all levels of education from primary, secondary and tertiary levels. On average ATOM receives over 2,000 downloads of it study guides each week from teachers in Australia and New Zealand.
On the Banks of the Tigris has screened nationally and internationally in numerous film festivals, cultural centres, arts venues, and special programs. The film has been awarded:
– Best Documentary Baghdad International Film Festival
– Audience Award, Arab Film Festival (San Francisco)
– Finalist, Best Documentary, Social & Political Issues – ATOM Awards
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